He’s a fan of car-free days

Dear editor,

Regarding the recent letters objecting to the road closures in the Comox Valley on Sept. 25.

Dear editor,

Regarding  the  recent  letters  objecting  to  the  road  closures  in  the  Comox  Valley  on  Sept.  25.

Do  you  people  not  get  it? We  live  in  one  of  the  most  beautiful  places  in  the  world  and  you  can’t  get  out  of  your  car  for  a  couple  of  hours  and  enjoy  it?

I  used  to  look  down  on  my  neighbors  in Courtenay  and  Cumberland  (as  I  am  sure  most  of  us Comoxians  do) as  an  inferior  place  to  live,  but  after  the decision  against  Car Free  Sunday in Comox, I am having second thoughts.

I am sure whoever supported this decision are the same broad-minded individuals who voted to keep building drive-thrus in our  little town. Are you also the same residents who lock their vehicles when you run in to buy a pack of smokes?

I guess I am the one who is not that bright, as I never locked my car in Calgary either!

Well, the good news to the council members and their supporters,  I won’t be running again for mayor this term. (My  wife  won’t  let  me.)

Rob (Norton) McBride,

Comox

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